Prev Taxon: Genus Pristiglottis

Current Genus: Genus Pseuderia

Next Taxon: Genus Pseudovanilla

Next Species: Pseuderia brevifolia

Pseuderia amblyornidis

Pseuderia amblyornidis

Pseuderia amblyornidis (Rchb.f.) Ormerod, Oasis, Suppl. 1 (2001) 2

Type: Beccari s.n. (Irian Jaya, Mt. Arfak 4800 ft.) (holo FI)


  • Dendrobium amblyornidis Rchb.f., Gard. Chron. (1878, I) 332
    - Type: Beccari s.n. (Irian Jaya, Mt. Arfak 4800 ft.) (holo FI)
  • Monanthos amblyornidis (Rchb.f.) Rauschert, Feddes Repert. 94 (1983) 454

Stem slender, rather stiff, branching, c. 60 cm long; densely covered with minutely spotted sheaths. Leaves thick papyraceous, cuneate-ligulate, apex obliquely acuminate, 0.09 by 0.015 [feet? = 2.7 by 0.45 cm]. Inflorescence very short, 1- or 2-flowered. Floral bracts small. Fruiting ovary with pedicel to 0.03 [feet? = 0.9 cm] long. Median sepal cuneate-ligulate, acute. Lateral sepals falcate, subacute. Petals linear. Lip clawed, oblong, with two keels in the center. Column elongated, almost trigonous, slender, about as long as the sepals. (After Reichenbach f., 1878)

Not recorded.

Terrestrial in lower montane forest; 1450 m.

Malesia (New Guinea).

Papua (Indonesia). See map

distribution map

Intermediate growing terrestrial.

Not known.

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Podochileae
  • Subtribe Eriinae
  • Genus Pseuderia
  • Species Pseuderia amblyornidis

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Pseuderia amblyornidis

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